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Desenzano del Garda

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Desenzano del Garda is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardia, Italy, on the southwestern shore of Lake Garda. It borders the communes of Castiglione delle Stiviere, Lonato, Padenghe sul Garda and Sirmione. The city is a popular holiday destination in Southern Europe. It attracts myriad tourists from the immediate area owing to its beautiful view of the Alps from the southern shore of Lake Garda, its three large beaches (Desenzanino Beach, Spiagga d’Oro, and Porto Rivoltella Beach), and its 27 major hotels. It is the heart of nightlife on the southern shore of Lake Garda, with several discos and pubs. In the summer, its main squares, Piazza Malvezzi and Piazza Matteotti, are crowded all night with young and partying people. At the heart of the city is a series of interconnected piazze that house numerous open-air cafés, various shops, gelaterie, and bars.

The city has a main port near the Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, from where several ferries operate. On the south-western outskirts of the city is a large railway station, the (Stazione Ferroviaria), which connects the city to the European railway system.It also has its own exit from the A4 motorway, the main road between Milan and Venice.

The Italian poet and librettist Angelo Anelli, who collaborated with Rossini in revising L’italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers) from an earlier text by Luigi Mosca, and whose libretto for Ser Marcantonio by Stefano Pavesi became the basis for Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, was born in the town in 1761. Italian cyclist Sonny Colbrelli and Italian volleyball player Alessandro Michieletto were also born in the town and Olympic gold medalist, sprinter Marcell Jacobs grew up there. Wikipedia

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Photo Gallery of Walk 1 – Via Vo’ to Porto di Desenzano
Approximately 2.97 km – 1.85 miles

The walk starts in Via Vo’ – Lungolago Cesare Battisti – Spiaggia Desenzano, Lungolago Cesare Battisti – Lungolago Cesare Battisti – Porto di Desenzano

Photo Gallery of Walk 2 – Lungolago Cesare Battisti to Via Roma
Approximately 1.46 km – 0.90 miles

The walk starts in Lungolago Cesare Battisti – Via Anelli – Via Tommaso dal Molin – Via Pasubio – Via Santa Maria – Piazza Giacomo Matteotti – Via Generale Achille Papa – Via Sant’Angela Merici – Piazza Giuseppe Malvezzi – Via Porto Vecchio – Piazza Giuseppe Malvezzi – Via Roma – Piazza Feltrinelli – Via Roma

Photo Gallery of Walk 3 – Via Antonio Gramsci to Via Castello
Approximately 1.31 km – 0.81 miles

The walk starts in Via Antonio Gramsci – Via Vittorio Veneto – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Piazza Garibaldi – Parrocchia di San Giuseppe Lavoratore in San Giovanni, Piazza Garibaldi – Via Castello – Vicolo Fosse Castello – Castello di Desenzano del Garda – Vicolo Fosse Castello – Via Castello

Photo Gallery of Walk 4 – Via Giuseppe di Vittorio to Viale Francesco Agello
Approximately 1.76 km – 1.09 miles

The walk starts in Via Giuseppe di Vittorio – Viale Francesco Agello – Passeggiata Giacomo Memini – Porto di Rivoltella – Via Parrocchiale – Viale Francesco Agello

Map of Walk 1

Map of Walk 2

Map of Walk 3

Map of Walk 4

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